If you hold one of qualifications listed below you are eligible to work in New Zealand as a locum tenens specialist in obstetrics jobs and gynaecology jobs for up to twelve months. You are also eligible to apply for vocational registration, which has no restriction on the time you can work in New Zealand. However, qualification criteria can change at the discretion of the New Zealand Medical Council at any time. Please feel free to contact your Ochre Recruitment consultant to check whether your qualifications are still current.
The approved specialist qualifications in obstetrics and gynaecology are:
Doctors who hold a specialist qualification in obstetrics and gynaecology but not one of those listed above may be eligible to apply for vocational registration in New Zealand, allowing you to work at consultant level.
Doctors without vocational qualifications who have worked in obstetrics and gynaecology for a minimum of 30 hours per week for at least 33 out of the last 48 months in one of the following Comparable Health countries, may be also be eligible to work in New Zealand at registrar level, depending on your level of training and experience.
Comparable Health System countries are:
Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Norway, Republic of Ireland, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, The Netherlands, United Kingdom, United States of America.
Each case is different, and there are several pathways to registration in New Zealand. Register with us to have an in-depth assessment of your eligibility and registration options with one of our consultants.
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Permanent Obstetrician and Gynaecologist Consultant Date: ASAP Rates: Salary dependent on experience and qualifications The Position Our client is seeking a Permanent Obstetrician and Gynaecologist Consultant to commence ASAP. The Location Located in a famously friendly city - with the community feeling of a smaller place and all the culture and entertainment opportunities of a larger city. A wonderful place for families with great education facilities (primary through tertiary) and many exciting activities for all ages on the doorstep! Some of New Zealand's most beautiful national parks and coastlines are just round the corner, providing great fishing, surfing and hiking. Ski fields, one of the country's wine growing regions, and adventure sports hubs are all an easy drive away. The city itself has a blossoming arts and culture scene and great restaurants and bars. What more could you want? Essential Criteria: Must hold vocational scope of pr... Read More
Permanent O & G Consultant Start Date: 05 November 2018 Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position An exciting permanent opportunity has arisen for an Obstetrician & Gynaecologist Consultant to join the team based on South Island starting 05 November 2018. Participation is expected in the on call roster, routine obstetrics, routine gynaecology and colposcopy clinics including some outreach clinics. The position offers an attractive remuneration package, relocation assistance and CME allowance. The Location Located in the southern-most city in New Zealand's South Island and is renowned for its friendly and unhurried pace of life and strong sense of community. There are abundant sports and other amenities, educational (primary through tertiary) facilities, as well as a vibrant arts and cultural scene. Close by are national parks and summer and winter playgrounds that are part of Queenstown and Central Otago. Essent... Read More